Taronga Centre Weddings
The beginning of your love story deserves a unique and exquisite location like the Epicure (previously known as the Taronga Centre) – at Sydney’s world famous Taronga Zoo – that combines breath taking harbour views along with excellent service, making for a wedding that is truly memorable. This one-of-a-kind lavish wedding venue offers versatile and gorgeous event spaces for all wedding events, each proudly boosting beautiful views of the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, Circular Quay and the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Imagine the Sydney skyline bathed in liquid golden sun rays or the setting sun wrapping your wedding evening in shimmery warmth, making for gorgeous photo opportunities and magical memories. Taronga Zoo wedding venues are nothing short of an exquisite escape into an extra-ordinary location of all things beautiful – with breath taking views, exclusive locations for bridal photos and wild inhabitants – Taronga Zoo is ever so ideal for hosting a dreamy wedding like yours.
Hop, Skip and Jump To Your Dream Wedding
Finding a spectacular location to host the wedding of your dreams thats within easy reach can be incredibly hard, but not when you have the Taronga Centre barely a stone’s throw away. A quick 12-minute ferry ride from Circular Quay, your wedding guests can arrive by the historic Sydney ferry, charter or water taxi. The newly wedded couple and their wedding guests will enjoy a simply stunning wedding venue, with panoramic views of Sydney’s skyline, offering the perfect backdrop for your most special wedding day.
Situated on 28 hectares of land, Taronga Zoo sits proudly on the shores of Sydney Harbour, offering open-air settings for a beautiful wedding day, with delicious food and wine stations, as well as various stunning, take your breath away, indoor wedding event venues. With incredible wait staff and a host of facilities, Taronga Zoo definitely steals the spotlight from the rest.
Weddings of All Sizes
Your once-in-a-lifetime wedding day will be one thats remembered fondly for all the right reasons at Taronga Zoo. Your guests will never forget the experience. Taronga Zoo offers so much more than just a stunning location for your special day. With different venues spaces catering for every need, Taronga Zoo’s wedding spaces are the most sought after in Sydney, effortlessly blending in with the environment.
The N’galawa Terrace
The N’galawa Terrace is a gorgeous indoor event space located above the Ballroom, with stunning elevated views of Sydney Harbour and Taronga Zoo’s lush grounds. The top to bottom full glass window views from the room provide a stunning iconic Sydney backdrop that will leave your wedding guests amazed. Featuring a private bar, your wedding guests will enjoy the view of turquoise blue waters from every corner, whilst sipping on their post wedding refreshments. The dazzling cityscape makes for beautiful photographic opportunities from the wrap around balcony. With a seperate entry point for disabled guests, as well as blinds and the ability to divide the room with partitions, and an internal sound system, the N’galawa Terrace is a versatile space thats perfect for your wedding day.
The Gili Rooftop
The Gili Rooftop takes the crown for being one of the most beautiful wedding event spaces in Sydney, commanding breathtaking harbour views by day, and shimmering skyline views throughout the night. A new addition to Taronga Zoo, The Gili Rooftop wedding venue is a truly spectacular space. Your guests will love the stunning view, many a selfie will be taken. The Gili Rooftop offers a backdrop like no other – the room opens up onto a large balcony – where your wedding guests can spill out to enjoy the incredible setting.
The Dalang Ballroom
Wrapped in a panoramic view of Sydney Harbour, the Dalang Ballroom is the largest, contemporary and sophisticated space on offer at Taronga Zoo. Exuding a modern-day elegance, the magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows and exclusive balcony offers more than just a gorgeous view of sparkling waters and urban skyline, but endless natural light to dazzle weddings of all kinds. The ballroom’s neutral colour palette is an opportunity for you to play with colours and themes.
Lawn Event Spaces
With multiple locations throughout the Zoo – our lawn areas are a great space to host your wedding ceremony and reception. Whatever your dream wedding looks like, Taronga Zoo is where you can let those dreams come alive. If you want to try something new at your wedding, consider setting up a marquee on one of our lawn areas and astound your wedding guests with stunning views of the Sydney Harbour bridge and the city skyline.
Home to some of the most exquisite functions in Sydney, Taronga Zoo Concert Lawns offer a luxurious setting for large-scale weddings. With million dollar views of Sydney, celebrate your wedding at the Taronga Concert Lawns, which is also the exclusive setting for the Twilight Concert Series. This amazing wedding venue space can accommodate up to 3,000 guests for an elegant cocktail reception, or 350 guests in a beautiful marquee.
Delight your wedding guests with an experience they’ll never forget at the Condor Lawns, which is located right beside our iconic Bird Amphitheatre. With breathtaking views of the heart of Sydney, this is the perfect location for an intimate wedding ceremony or a wedding reception cocktail party with your favourite people.
If you are looking for the perfect setting to host an outdoor wedding event in a rustic, natural environment, the Soden Lawns may be the ideal place for you. The Soden Lawns is a three tiered wedding space with incredible views of Sydney Harbour – a wedding venue with a twist – perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony and reception.
Welcoming you and your guests to the ambience of Taronga Zoo, is the Taronga Piazza, located right at the impressive entrance to the zoo. It’s the perfect spot to host pre-wedding drinks or a cocktail wedding celebration. Welcome your guests as they forage and graze to the sights and the sounds from deep within Taronga Zoo.
Taronga Food Market
With the capacity to seat up to 250 guests, the Taronga Food Market overlooks the Thai elephant enclosure. The Taronga Food Market is a newly renovated space, accentuated with high exposed ceilings and breathtaking views, that’ll be sure to impress your wedding guests. Enjoy your wedding feast overlooking this sensational animal exhibit – it’ll be nothing like you or your guests have ever done before.
The View Restaurant
The View Restaurant is where elegance meets rustic. Available after hours, deep in the zoo grounds, The View truly offers an exclusive wedding experience. With an open plan room, floor-to-ceiling windows exposing a picturesque backdrop, and a private balcony where you and your loved ones can steal some magical moments of your wedding night. The View is a stunning wedding venue where you can retreat after your wedding day ceremony and photos, celebrating the night away with your loved ones.
Premium Wedding Services
Taronga Zoo’s in-house wedding catering services are inspired by fresh, native ingredients and ethical culinary trends, served with a side of style and flare. The foundations of our menus are seasonal and locally sourced ingredients – all dishes are created with the finest, innovative techniques that come together to create delicious, mouth watering wedding feasts.
Let your wedding celebrations spill over the weekend by availing Taronga Zoo of their premium accommodations, commanding spectacular views over the bushland, Sydney Harbour or the animals. Taronga Zoo has 62 beautifully crafted boutique hotel guest rooms with a range of suites for you and your wedding guests.
Taronga Zoo Creates Memorable Weddings
Sydney’s Taronga Zoo is the perfect location in the heart of the city, for couples in love looking to tie the knot in an exclusive, one-of-a-kind wedding. Experience rare and exclusive moments in the heart of one of our most treasured wedding venues. Featuring a variety of alluring wedding event spaces, the Taronga Centre is set in Sydney’s most pristine natural environment. Effortlessly elegant, a wedding at Taronga Zoo is a series of moments that come together to create a truly unforgettable day.
The Sydney skyline provides the most beautiful backdrop for your magical day. The stunning harbour panoramas provide images of beauty that last a lifetime. From the moment you arrive at Taronga Zoo, you and your guests will be immersed in the finest quality service and cuisine. Taronga Zoo is THE perfect spot to host your wedding. You won’t be disappointed!